Mon. Dec 4th, 2023

The Byte TI 2022 awards have just been delivered, which aim to recognize people, use cases, companies, products, solutions and services that have stood out in the ICT sector this year. These are all the winners.

And the Byte TI 2022 awards have gone to…

personality of the year

José María de la Torre, President of Southern Europe and President and CEO of HPE for Spain

José María de la Torre is President of Southern Europe and President and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise for Spain. This manager has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry. He joined HP in 1999. Previously, José María held managerial positions in sales and marketing areas at Zenith, Bull, ICL, Fujitsu, Toshiba and Compaq. José María began his professional career as a consultant at Arthur Andersen (Accenture). In his role as President, José María represents Hewlett Packard Enterprise in prominent business and associative forums. He is part of the Governing Board of the American Chamber of Commerce, is a member of the Business Action Council of the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE), is a member of the IE Business Leadership Forum and is a member of the American Business Council. He has a degree in Physical Sciences and Automatic Calculus from the Complutense University of Madrid, and has completed executive programs in Management in the United Kingdom and the United States. He has an Executive Certificate in Leadership and Management, another in Strategy and Innovation and another in Technology and Operations, all of them from the MIT Sloan School of Management (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). He has also completed a program in Leadership for Senior Executives at Harvard Business School.

Best Marketing Director

Dulce Rabassa, Spain Country Marketing Leader of Cisco
Dulce is a marketing specialist backed by more than 20 years of experience. She has a degree in Marketing and Business Administration from ESIC, she also has an Executive MBA from IE BUSINESS SCHOOL and a Higher Course in Online Marketing in Digital / Social Media from ESIC. After more than 10 years of work at Cisco, for two years he has been leading the marketing division of the North American multinational and it is precisely this work, which he began to carry out in the toughest moments of the pandemic, that has given him the necessary points to win this award. During this time, it has positioned Cisco as one of the main players in matters as diverse as the digital workspace or cybersecurity, with original campaigns and always valuing the people it works with, whether they are Cisco employees or partners. .

Best communication director

Eva Fernández, director of communication at Telefónica Global
For three years, Eva Fernández Gómez has directed the communication strategy of a multinational such as Telefónica. During this time, she has been able to lead all of Telefónica’s communication during the pandemic and has done so by projecting social work during confinement as well as highlighting the employee she has placed at the center of the strategy. In addition, she has successfully communicated the operator’s leadership operations such as the agreement with Virgin and has improved the position and visibility of the company in a 360 ° communication environment.


Alberto López, CIO and CISO of Solaria
Alberto has more than 15 years of experience in IT management, Cybersecurity, Systems Administration and IT Infrastructures as Manager, CISO and/or CIO of different companies, in addition to being a recognized youtuber specialized in training users in the importance that has cybersecurity. Specialist in the management of human resources, processes and materials, to achieve the established objectives, reduce the time scope and costs efficiently, his work at Solaria, one of the main IBEX 35 companies, has been based on efficiency and in teamwork. In the IT department that he directs, the people to whom he gives the main value of the excellent behavior and the digital transformation that Solaria is undergoing count above all.

Award for support for the adequacy of the IT Infrastructure

For GE Healthcare and Econocom

Award for actions associated with artificial intelligence applied to health, medical imaging, diagnostic solutions and health big data, allowing the necessary information to be offered to make diagnosis and treatment decisions in an agile and appropriate manner.

Award for the commitment to the evolution to the cloud and the transformation of Spanish companies

For AELIS and Sage
AELIS is one of the leaders in the Spanish market in providing one of the broadest and most specialized portfolios of business solutions on the market. Its objective is to provide high-value digitization to its clients, improving their efficiency and competitiveness, through the most innovative business technologies. In this sense, it is worth highlighting the boost it is giving its clients in the evolution to the cloud, for which it has relied on Sage given its experience in executing the digitization processes of SMEs with the most advanced and consolidated technologies on the market.

Award for innovation, agility and business development

For Inetum and V-Valley
Since the beginning of the V-Valley project in Spain, Inetum has been a partner that has always shown its trust and support. We want to recognize the work of your team, always up to date in innovation and agility, as well as the capacity for business development. A daily collaboration that translates into fully coordinated teams that work together both in financial solutions to address different projects, and in the development of a specialized presale that allows us to become an innovative tandem in terms of technological solutions.

Technology Transformation and Innovation Award

For HPE and Telefonica
Telefónica Spain is addressing the shutdown of its Mainframe through a transformation project in which all its workloads are being migrated to an open, flexible architecture consumed as a service. This project allows Telefónica Spain to improve its Time-to-value, modernize the core of its business applications and obtain great efficiencies in its operating costs.

Best Project Award of unified communications for companies

For MCR and NFON
Communications are an essential element for the proper functioning of companies and in this sense, migrating them to the cloud is becoming a priority. NFON, together with MCR, is standing out for having successfully carried out various cloud communications migration projects thanks to its Cloudya intelligent cloud communications platform. Companies have trusted this project as it combines the functions of a PBX in the cloud and all the functions of unified communications that they may need such as e.g. eg voicemail, call queue management, screen sharing or CRM Connect.

Award for the best complete cybersecurity project

For Sophos and Sothis

Award for the best video collaboration project

For Havas Group Spain together with Logitech
Within the framework of a comprehensive transformation towards the hybrid and flexible work model, the Havas communication group has undertaken a video collaboration project with the aim of increasing productivity and creativity, as well as improving the commitment of its employees by adopting hybrid work . To do this, Havas Group Spain, with the help and expertise of Ricoh, has introduced cutting-edge technology based on Logitech devices so that collaboration is easy, fast and satisfactory for both its remote and on-site staff distributed in its offices in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.

best cyber security company

Palo Alto
Palo Alto has become one of the great references in the world of cybersecurity. In fact, it is the largest cybersecurity company in the world. Since its creation in 2007, it has gone from being a provider of network security solutions to having a wide range of cloud-based and zero-trust products and services that have allowed it to position itself as the undisputed leader.

Best cybersecurity solution

HP Wolf Security
The fact that an equipment manufacturer like HP brings a security solution to the market is synonymous with the importance that protecting them has for companies. And HP’s solution is also excellent. It is a portfolio of solutions against cyber threats that integrates both PCs and printers, and that range from the design of the equipment to the security software that is implemented in the equipment. The solution offers comprehensive protection that reduces the attack surface, allowing remote recovery from firmware attacks

Best data analytics solution

MicroFocus IDOL
An essential solution for the analysis of unstructured data. Micro Focus IDOL uses Natural Language Processing, Optical Character Recognition, and other AI-powered models to analyze any type of data. It also analyzes data in videos, audio files or images thanks to its ability to connect to more than 150 repository sources and input capabilities for more than 1500 different types of files, allowing access to all data.

Best Professional Laptop

Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 3
It stands out for combining two screens: a 17.3-inch ultrawide screen with an aspect ratio of 21:10 and a secondary 8-inch touchscreen with integrated pen. To respond to multitasking, this Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 3 differs from other models of its competition in those two screens that make it a unique model.

Best tool for productivity

Microsoft 365
The old Office has become the main productivity tool used by most workers and users. Microsoft has managed to create an essential platform for any type of work and to which the cloud has given endless income possibilities.

Greater commitment to sustainability

When no company, and almost no government was committed to sustainability, Epson began to incorporate care for the environment into its business strategy. The company takes care of the smallest detail and all its products are manufactured under this premise, having revolutionized the market with its innovations.

Best partner for cloud migration

Viewnext has clearly bet on the cloud. The company offers organizations a complete set of solutions and services in their digital transformation processes. It is the ideal partner for any cloud environment, be it hybrid, public or private.

Best management tool

Appeared three years ago, the Wolters Kluwer cloud platform offers a wide range of tools for companies and professional offices that can benefit from some of the best management tools currently on the market.

best printing solution

Lexmark Cloud Print Management
An innovative solution that allows companies to print from a cloud environment and do it quickly and safely. All this makes IT resources less. Another of its advantages is that the impressions can be supervised in advance to make better decisions.

best smartphone

samsung s22 ultra 5g
Yes, it is one of the models with a higher price on the market, but this is the only negative point. Great screen quality, attractive design, power and above all, the best phone for corporate environments since it is the one that comes standard with the best security tool such as Samsung Knox. There are other cheaper terminals, but none outperforms the model of the Korean firm.

Best connectivity solution

D-Link Router 4G Industrial M2M WiFi
Industrial grade 4G router, with galvanized steel casing, resistance to extreme temperatures (-20º to 60ºC) and all the specifications of the Industrial, IoT, M2M and Smart Cities sectors. Easy to implement, high performance and with Dual SIM for maximum redundancy in critical environments. Designed for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.

By Alvaro Rivers

Award-winning student. Incurable social media fanatic. Music scholar. Beer maven. Writer.